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Paleo Gingerbread Man Cookies

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Paleo Gingerbread Man Cookies
 
Ingredients
  • 3 cups almond flour
  • 6 tbsp tapioca flour
  • 2 tbsp flaxseed meal/ground flaxseeds
  • ¼ cup molasses
  • ¼ cup coconut sugar
  • ¼ cup maple syrup OR honey
  • 2 tbsp melted coconut oil
  • 2 tbsp melted ghee
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2-1/4 tsp ground ginger
  • 1-1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • ¾ tsp lemon zest
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp ground cloves
  • ¼ tsp ground nutmeg
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 325. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper & break out the rolling pin!
  2. In a large mixing bowl, whisk all dry ingredients (except coconut sugar) together and form a well in the center.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk melted ghee + coconut oil, honey/maple syrup, molasses, coconut sugar, and vanilla together and pour into well. Mix until well-combined dough forms.
  4. Set aside for 1-2 minutes to let liquids absorb, then, form into a ball of dough. Place dough ball onto a large sheet of parchment paper with another sheet directly on top.
  5. Using a rolling pin, roll dough out to desired thickness. Use cookie cutters to cut out shapes and place onto parchment-lined baking tray.
  6. Chill baking sheet with unbaked cookies in refrigerator for 5 mins. Immediately place chilled baking tray into preheated oven. Bake for around 11-12 mins max.
  7. Remove and let cool completely before coating/piping with royal icing.
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Chef de Cuisine of Merit + Fork, Nicole's posts are primarily food driven, with a dash of natural health and beauty tips for good measure.

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